The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures hosted many events during the 2016-17 Academic Year. For some of the events, photo albums are shared on Facebook. You may view the photos by going here or by clicking on the links below.
Tatjana Rosic-Ilic Lecture
On September 29, 2017, Tatjana Rosić Ilić, associate professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications of Singidunum University and a research fellow at the Institute for Literature and Art, both in Belgrade, Serbia, and 2016 Weiser Professional Development Fellow, U-M, gave a lecture titled: Revolutionary Melancholy, Narratives of Paternity, and the Project of a "Perfect Biography" in the Work of Danilo Kiš.
On Ocboter 28, 2016, Karen-Evans Romaine’s presented her approach to intensive learning for Russian undergraduates of all majors at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, how the graduate students benefit, and how Flagship principles can be applied to other language, literature, and culture programs, including those in Slavic languages and literatures. Evans-Romaine also talked about training in foreign language pedagogy at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, including cooperation among departments in that area, and preparation of our graduate students for the job market.
B/C/S Fall Social
On November 3, 2016, Marija Rosic and her first- and second-year B/C/S students ate ćevapi and learned about the culture of Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia.
Russian Fall Social
The Russian Fall Social on November 17, 2016, celebrated Osip Mandelshtam's 125th Anniversary. First-, second-, third-, and fourth-year Russian students learned about the author’s works and life.
St. Andrew's Night
Polish students celebrated St. Andrew’s Night on November 28, 2016. Students enjoyed hunters’ stew (bigos) and read their fortunes in melted wax.
B/C/S Spring Social
On February 23, 2017, Marija Rosic and her first- and second-year B/C/S students ate ćevapi again for their spring social.
The annual Pysanka workshop took place on March 23, 2017. Language program director Svitlana Rogovyk showed students the basics of the wax decoration process, and students created their own unique eggs.